Detroit Lions S Ifeatu Melifonwu, who has been limited to 17 games in his first two years in the NFL due mostly to injuries, made the switch from cornerback to safety ahead of last season and is making ‘serious progress’ in adapting to his new position in his third season, according to ESPN.com’s Eric Woodyard.
‘So, this is one of the few times that we’ve had him for a significant amount of time, consistently, consecutively, and so that in itself is paying dividends right now. So, we see growth. … He just needs time. He needs time on task, he needs reps, like a lot of young guys do,’ head coach Dan Campbell said during minicamp.ESPN.com - Eric Woodyard